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Events for week of April 7, 2013

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  1. Week of April 7, 2013 to April 13, 2013

    1. Sunday, April 7, 2013

      1. 3:00 pmLanny Bell, Brown University
        CLASSICS -- Lanny Bell, Brown University: "Mythology and Iconography of Divine Kingship in Ancient Egypt"
        Room 62 Krannert Art Museum (Auditorium)
    2. Monday, April 8, 2013

      1. 3:00 pmDr. Dag Avango, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm
        GERMANIC LANGUAGES & LITERATURES - Dr. Dag Avango, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm: "Names Swallowed by the Cold: Hidden Histories of Arctic Exploration"
        Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 346 Main Library, 1408 W. Gregory Dr., Urbana
      2. 3:00 pmDag Avango
        The Industrial Archaeology of Polar Exploration: A Lecture
        The Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 346 Library
      3. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmMiguel Martinez, Univ. of Chicago
        SIP Colloquium -- Miguel Martinez, Univ. of Chicago
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      4. 4:15 pmLINGUISTICS - Arabic Conversation Table
        Room 109, Graduate School of Library and Information Science Bldg., 501 E. Daniel, Champaign
      5. 5:00 pmProfessor Thomas Gallant, Nicholas Family Endowed Chair in Modern Greek History, University of California, San Diego
        MODERN GREEK STUDIES -- First Annual Nikelly Lecture - Professor Thomas Gallant, Nicholas Family Endowed Chair in Modern Greek History, University of California, San Diego: 'Writing Greek History in the 21st Century'
        3rd Floor, Levis Faculty Center, 919 W. Illinois St., Urbana
    3. Tuesday, April 9, 2013

      1. 2:00 pmMiguel Martnez (Univ. of Chicago)
        "The Epic of Those Who Do Not Write: Soldierly Self-Writing in the Early Modern Age"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, Foreign Languages Bldg.
      2. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmProfessor Liv Davila, Clinical Assistant Professor, UI Department of Curriculum & Instruction
        SLATE - Professor Liv Davila, Clinical Assistant Professor, UI Department of Curriculum & Instruction
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      3. 6:00 pmFilmmaker Moinak Biswas
        COMPARATIVE & WORLD LITERATURE - Film and discussion with filmmaker Moinak Biswas, "Spring in the Colony" (2009)
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
    4. Wednesday, April 10, 2013

      1. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES -- Japanese Language Table
        2050 Foreign Languages Building
      2. 3:00 pm - 5:00 pmCollecting and Scholarship: A No. 44 Society Roundtable
        The Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 346 Library
      3. 5:30 pmMODERN GREEK - Dr. Vassilis Monastiriotis, European Institute and Hellenic Observatory, London School of Economics and Political Science: "The Greek euro-crisis: Between Government Failure and Failed Government"
        Room 319, Gregory Hall (History building), 810 South Wright Street, Urbana
    5. Thursday, April 11, 2013

      1. 2:30 pmSergio Yona, Jessie Wells
        CLASSICS - Classical Association of the Middle West and South (CAMWS) Presentations
        Room 4080A Foreign Languages Building
      2. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmProfessor Anthony Silva, Purdue University
        Linguistics Club Talk: Professor Anthony Silva (Purdue University): "Second Language Writing: An Overview"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
    6. Friday, April 12, 2013

      1.  Conference: "Integrating Approaches to Ancient Drama"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews Ave., Urbana
      2. 3:00 pm - 6:00 pmMichael L. VanBlaricum
        "Casino Royale" and Beyond: 60 Years of Ian Fleming's Literary Bond: Opening Event
        66 Main Library (Lecture) 346 Main Library (Reception)
      3. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmProfessor John MacFarlane (Philosophy, UC Berkeley)
        Joint Philosophy/Linguistics Talk: Professor John MacFarlane (Philosophy, UC Berkeley): 'Objective and Subjective Oughts'
        Room 223, Gregory Hall, 810 S. Wright St., Urbana
      4. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmSLCL Book Club - "Where the Sun Doesn't Rise in the East"
        Caffe Paradiso, 801 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana
      5. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES -- Korean Conversation Table
        Basement, Illini Union (near Sushi-San)
      6. 5:00 pmPresentation of Certificate in Medieval Studies to Sarah Hoover
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, Foreign Languages Bldg.
      7. 8:00 pmCLASSICS -- The New Revels Players and the Department of the Classics present: Aristophanes' "Clouds"
        The Chapel of St. John the Divine, 1011 S. Wright St., Champaign
    7. Saturday, April 13, 2013

      1.  Conference: "Integrating Approaches to Ancient Drama"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews Ave., Urbana
      2. 8:00 pmCLASSICS -- The New Revels Players and the Department of the Classics present: Aristophanes' "Clouds"
        The Chapel of St. John the Divine, 1011 S. Wright St., Champaign